Camping is a brilliant way to disconnect yourself from the computer and step away from the hustle and bustle of modern living. After all, your body needs to get away from the warm glow of the computer monitors now and then if only to give your eyes a little relaxation and your body some much-needed exercise.
Despite popular belief, camping doesn’t mean having to rid yourself of all means of technology. In fact, there are a number of great gadgets and gizmos you can take with you. A mobile GPS, phone, LED lantern, Kindle, and any number of other low-energy devices can keep you connected, even when you’re out in the wilderness.
There are, however, a number of low-tech items that I absolutely recommend to anyone who wants to go camping. These items provide comfort, have multiple uses, and can even keep you alive should you get lost in the bush.
These items don’t light up, require batteries, or come at any significant cost to the camper. Here are five low-tech items you should take camping.